The annual Highland Day Celebration that was postponed until Oct. 31 was a huge success. Over 50 local businesses supported the day by purchasing ads in the online directory. There were over 20 patrons plus nearly 90 sponsors.
By Chuck Gait and firstname.lastname@example.org 301-854-086
Congratulations to our Delta Scholars! This year's Delta Scholars Induction Ceremony was held recently and recognized over 30 young ladies who have 3.0 or higher GPA and are committed to providing community service.
By Chuck Gait and email@example.com 301-854-0867
It is clear from all the trumpeting of "We're No. 1" that Maryland's political-educational establishment is tone deaf to its own confusion, all the more reason not to leave education reform to the politicians.
A significant number of Baltimore teachers — in some schools as many as 60 percent of the staff — have received unsatisfactory ratings on their midyear evaluations as the system moves to implement a new pay-for-performance contract that's considered a bellwether for a national movement.
Across the country, teachers and other staff members have been accused of sharing test questions in advance with students, watching over their shoulders as they take tests to point out wrong answers and correcting their mistakes, all to inflate scores and satisfy federal and state mandates.